Community Composting Webinars

Webinar: Using & Selling Compost from Community Sites

Webinar: Using & Selling Compost from Community Sites

Brenda Platt

November 22, 2021

Are you a community composter or farmer wanting to learn more about using and selling compost from your operation? Hear how to read a compost lab test and what constitutes high-quality compost. This webinar will also feature a panel of community-based composters who distribute and/or sell their compost for specific uses.READ MORE


ILSR’s On-Farm Composting & Compost Use Webinar Series

ILSR's On-Farm Composting & Compost Use Webinar Series

Linda Bilsens Brolis

November 16, 2021

This webinar series features experts from across the industry and covers the ins and outs of on-farm composting and compost use, including setting up a composting area on your farm, integrating composting into your farming business, developing composting recipes, sourcing feedstocks, interpreting a compost test report, and understanding the different benefits of and uses for compost on the farm.READ MORE


Webinar: Equipment for Small Compost Sites

Webinar: Equipment for Small Compost Sites

Brenda Platt

October 7, 2021

Are you a community composter or farmer wanting to learn more about composting equipment sized for small operations? This webinar will feature a panel of equipment providers as well as community composters talking about their DIY systems and favorite pieces of equipment.READ MORE


Webinar Resources – Composting at Home: An Introduction to the Basics

Webinar Resources – Composting at Home: An Introduction to the Basics

Virginia Streeter

May 8, 2020

There’s never been a better time for home composting. Watch our webinar recording to learn how to successfully compost at home. The speakers covered the basics of hot composting outside and worm composting (or vermicomposting) inside. READ MORE


Webinar Resources — Navigating COVID-19 for Small-Scale Food Scrap Collectors: Drop-off and Curbside

Webinar Resources — Navigating COVID-19 for Small-Scale Food Scrap Collectors: Drop-off and Curbside

Virginia Streeter

April 15, 2020

In Part 3 of this webinar series, we heard from a panel of for-profit, nonprofit, and government food scrap collectors. They shared their experience in adapting drop-off and curbside collection programs in response to COVID-19.READ MORE


Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: 
Using Compost for Ecological Sanitation in Haiti to Mitigate & Adapt to Climate Change

Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: 
Using Compost for Ecological Sanitation in Haiti to Mitigate & Adapt to Climate Change

Virginia Streeter

October 30, 2019

View this webinar recording to learn about SOIL (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods), which has been incubating climate-positive sanitation solutions in frontline communities across Haiti to mitigate the environmental impacts of poor waste management and offer a restorative alternative to traditional sanitation practices.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Navigating Hauling Permits as a Community Composter

Webinar Resources: Navigating Hauling Permits as a Community Composter

Virginia Streeter

July 10, 2019

In this webinar, Navigating Hauling Permits as a Community Composter, we provided an overview of common requirements, challenges, possible solutions, and successes.READ MORE


CT DEEP Webinar — Expanding Community Composting in Connecticut

CT DEEP Webinar — Expanding Community Composting in Connecticut

Virginia Streeter

June 26, 2019

Recording now available for CT DEEP's webinar on community composting in Connecticut.READ MORE


GAIA Webinar — Community Composting: Experiences Around the World

GAIA Webinar — Community Composting: Experiences Around the World

Virginia Streeter

June 25, 2019

On June 19th, Brenda Platt presented on the GAIA Community Composting: Experiences Around the World webinar, part of their Global Webinar Series. She presented the U.S. perspective on community composting, alongside speakers from India and Ghana.READ MORE


Webinar Resources for Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices

Webinar Resources for Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices

Virginia Streeter

April 28, 2019

Check out this webinar recording to learn more about our new report, Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Community-Scale Composting Systems with James McSweeney

Webinar Resources: Community-Scale Composting Systems with James McSweeney

Virginia Streeter

March 5, 2019

View the recording of our webinar with James McSweeney! He walked through core concepts related to planning compost site operational capacity, drawing from his newly released book.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Composting with Worms on a Mid to Large-Scale — What, Why, How, and Who

Webinar Resources: Composting with Worms on a Mid to Large-Scale — What, Why, How, and Who

Virginia Streeter

January 25, 2019

Internationally renowned vermicomposting expert, Rhonda Sherman, shares highlights from her new book.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Bike-Powered Food Scrap Collection — Spotlight on Equipment

Webinar Resources: Bike-Powered Food Scrap Collection — Spotlight on Equipment

Virginia Streeter

December 14, 2018

Bike-powered food scrap collectors are one of the fastest growing sectors of the food recovery industry. Join this webinar to learn more about them!READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Entity Structure for Community Composters

Webinar Resources: Entity Structure for Community Composters

Virginia Streeter

October 25, 2018

Cartoonist/attorney Janelle Orsi explained considerations related to cooperative, nonprofit, for-profit, and hybrid models, with the help of cake cartoons.READ MORE